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Anthropology Department
New York University
25 Waverly Place
New York, NY 10003

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Affiliated Researchers

Timothy G. Bromage, Ph.D.

Hard Tissue Research Unit
Department of Biomaterials & Biomimetics
New York University College of Dentistry

Research interests:
Hard tissue biology
Organismal life history

Andrew S. Burrell, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Molecular Primatology Laboratory
Center for the Study of Human Origins
New York University Department of Anthropology

Research interests:
Evolution and conservation of African primates
Behavioral genetics
Conservation genetics

Anthony Di Fiore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin

Research interests:
Behavior and ecology of ateline primates
Evolution of monogamy and pair-bonding in primates
Tropical forest biodiversity and phenology
Molecular genetic investigations of New World monkey social systems and phylogenetics

  • Email: anthony.difiore@mail.utexas.edu
  • Web site

Eugene E. Harris, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences and Geology
Queensborough Community College
City University of New York

Research interests:
Evolutionary and anthropological genetics
Human genetic adaptation
Phylogeography of Howler monkeys
Molecular phylogeny of African monkeys

  • Email: EHarris@qcc.cuny.edu

Erella Hovers, Ph.D.

The Institute of Archaeology
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Research interests:
Plio-Pleistocene archaeology in East Africa
The Middle Paleolithic of the Levant
The evolution of symbolism and art
Lithic technology
Subsistence and mobility (land-use strategies) of early hominins
Taphonomy and site formation processes
Archaeological theory

Gary Marcus, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology, New York University
Director NYU Center for Child Language

Research interests:
Evolutionary psychology
Evolution of language
Language acquisition
Cognitive development

Vincent Pigott, Ph.D.

Honorary Visiting Professor, Institute of Archaeology, London

Research interests:
Southeast Asian prehistory
Near Eastern archaeology
Archaeometallurgy of the Asian Old World
Anthropology of technology
Archaeological science

  • Email: vcpigott@aol.com

Joseph Schuldenrein, Ph.D., R.P.A.

President and Principal Geoarchaeologist
Geoarcheology Research Associates
5912 Spencer Ave.
Riverdale, N.Y. 10471

Research interests:
Geoarchaeological method and theory
Late Quaternary landscape reconstruction
Forensic geoarchaeology
Cultural resource management
Old World archaeology and human ecology
Urban geoarchaeology

  • Email: joseph.schuldenrein@gra-geoarch.com
  • Web site

Milena R. Shattuck, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor
Hunter College, City University of New York

Visiting Researcher/Lecturer
Center for the Study of Human Origins
New York University Department of Anthropology

Research interests:
Primate evolution
Molecular evolution
Behavioral genetics and endocrinology
Sexual selection
Life history

  • Email: milena.shattuck@hunter.cuny.edu; milenashattuck@gmail.com

Anthony J. Tosi, Ph.D.

Criminalist, Level III
Forensic Biology Laboratory
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)
421 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10016

Research Interests:
Molecular forensics
Population genetics
Phylogeography of nonhuman primates